Pecan Pie

Serves 16 (2 9-inch pies)
2 unbaked, 9-inch vegan pie crusts
4 tablespoons cornstarch
1 1/2 cups water
16 tablespoons (2 sticks) (1 cup) vegan butter, melted
1 cup barley malt syrup
1/4 cup pure vanilla extract
6 cups chopped pecans (about 1 pound 4 ounces)
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. On a lightly floured surface, roll out the pie crusts and line two 9-inch pie pans. Place the cornstarch in a mixing bowl and whisk in the water to make a slurry. In a large saucepan over medium heat, add the slurry, butter, barley, malt syrup, maple syrup, and vanilla. Stir the mixture with a whisk until it is bubbling and thick. Stir in the pecans. Remove the pan from the heat.
Fill the two unbaked 9-inch pie shells. Bake the pies for 30 minutes. Allow the pies to cool before slicing.
This recipe is a sample from "Vegan Cooking for Carnivores" by Roberto Martin. For more amazing recipes from Roberto Martin, click here.

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Ron Harder
538 days ago

Hello Ellen, I am from a little town north of Lake Ponchatrain. The home of the almost famous Abita Beer. I was a diver in the New Orleans area for many years until I became disabled in an accident. I did Salvage work in the Mississippi River jobs like the Mississippi Queen and the Luling Ferry which you may remember and anything else that sank. After my accident my Mom and Dad moved down here from New York State. So I guess you know what everybody down here called us damned Yankees. My Mom and Dad have both passed away in the last few years. Since then my neighbor across the steet Jo Ann has been a good friend and I would like to take her on a trip to meet you and Portia. I know she would love it. I tried to enter your Austalia trip give away but I do not have a picture yet so I figured that asking would not hurt. Take Care, Ron Harder

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Geri La Place
593 days ago

Starting, should state trying to start a vegan diet after 2heart procedures and 1yr breast cancer survivor.
Thinking something is dreadfully wrong and I imagine it is too much meat in my diet for my age. (71)
Sure hope I find good recipes as I love to cook and my husband loves to eat. Looks like this site will be the answer. Will have to continue the meat for him. It will not be hard to do this as I have been cutting back on meat lately. Sadly I have been having a new craving and that is for sweets. Reason for checking out the pie. Naughty!
I checked the pecan pie out, sounds yummy. Is the maple syrup a sub for the barley malt syrup?

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596 days ago

How much maple syrup is needed? It was omitted under ingredients but listed in the directions. Thanks

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